From two different vineyards, 70% of the Carricante grapes are from Sant'Alfio on the Eastern slopes of Etna, and 30% from Contrada Cuba on the North face of the volcano.
Manual harvest of the Carricante grapes in the cool hours of the early morning to preserve freshness. After the destemming, the grapes are gently pressed, and after 48 hours of natural settling, the juice ferments in stainless steel tank using selected yeasts. Aging on the fine lees for 6 months in stainless steel with weekly battonages. 3 months bottle refinement before release.